FvH month of action ‘an important time to show society is changing’ says Hitzlsperger

FvH month of action ‘an important time to show society is changing’ says Hitzlsperger

The former Germany midfielder has commended the efforts of the international FvH campaign in addressing LGBT discrimination

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Increased concerns over racism in Dutch Football

Increased concerns over racism in Dutch Football

Filling the Sports Media Headlines Football is the most popular sport in the Netherlands. Around 1,2 million Dutch people play football every weekend and ten thousands of people watch their team to play professional football whenever they can. The Dutch National team made it to the finals of the World Cup in 2010 and to…

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Atlético de Madrid and Rayo Vallecano join anti-homophobia campaign

Atlético de Madrid and Rayo Vallecano join anti-homophobia campaign

#LaLigaarcoiris follows the examples of the rainbow laces campaigns in the English Premier League and French Ligue 1 and 2

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Fare Board meets in Rome

Fare Board meets in Rome

The meeting received reports on the work of the secretariat and discussed the future planning of initiatives

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Catalan Football Federation kick-off campaign to stop abuse at stadiums

Catalan Football Federation kick-off campaign to stop abuse at stadiums

“Zero insults a la grad” is an initiative that puts into practice an anti-abuse protocol which follows the UEFA protocol for dealing with racism

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Incident at FC Groningen increases concerns over discrimination in Dutch football

Incident at FC Groningen increases concerns over discrimination in Dutch football

Over the last month three incidents of discrimination have taken place in Dutch football. On Sunday a fan was arrested for performing a Nazi salute

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Paris Saint-Germain suspend Serge Aurier over homophobic comments

Paris Saint-Germain suspend Serge Aurier over homophobic comments

“This video, filmed in a private setting, contains comments that are clearly unacceptable ” said the club President.

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NFL expand Rooney Rule to boost number of women in leadership positions

NFL expand Rooney Rule to boost number of women in leadership positions

At least one woman will be interviewed for any executive position openings in the league’s office

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Dutch FA condemn ‘lynching’ of Feyenoord goalkeeper at league match

Dutch FA condemn ‘lynching’ of Feyenoord goalkeeper at league match

An Ajax fan was caught on camera pretending to lynch Feyenoord goalkeeper Kenneth Vermeer at Sunday’s clash

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LGBT coaches network launched

LGBT coaches network launched

The new Network will welcome membership from all sections of the LGBT coaching community, from grassroots to the professional game.

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Incidents list reported to Fare during January 2016

Incidents list reported to Fare during January 2016

The following incidents of racism, xenophobia, extreme nationalism or homophobia have been reported to Fare during January 2016

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Football v Homophobia month of action kicks-off backed Premier League clubs

Football v Homophobia month of action kicks-off backed Premier League clubs

Manchester City, Chelsea FC and Liverpool FC are some of the clubs joining a growing grassroots movement seeking to address homophobia in football

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